Borgolai power station

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm|Navbar-Indiacoal}} Borgolai power station is a proposed 250-megawatt coal-fired power station in Assam, India.

Location

The project has been proposed to be built at Udaipur village, approximately 20 kilometres from Margherita town in Tinsukia district. The map below shows the location of Tinsukia district but not the exact location of the project.

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Background

Assam Power Projects Development Company is a special project vehicle created by the government of Assam in India to encourage private investment in power generation projects. The company was founded with with equity participation from Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (ILFS).[1][2][3]

The company has been reported as proposing the Borgolai power station, a 250MW coal-fired project in Assam.[4]

As of 2014 there are no permits or applications for the power station listed on the India MoEF website, and the project was likely cancelled.

Project Details

Sponsor: Assam Power Projects Development Company
Location: Udaipur village, Tinsukia talk, Upper Assam district, Assam
Coordinates: 27.303147, 95.442638 (approximate)
Status: Cancelled
Capacity: 250 MW
Type: Circulating fluidized bed[5]
Projected in service:
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Estimated annual CO2: 1,478,425 tons[6]
Source of financing:
Permits and applications:

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References

  1. Supratim Dey, "Assam thrust on small hydro power projects", Business Standard, May 24, 2010.
  2. Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, "Mandated Projects", Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services website, accessed February 2012.
  3. Ministry of Coal, "PENDING APPLICATION OF SEBs UPTO 31ST JULY,2011", Ministry of Coal, August 2011, page 1.
  4. Ministry of Coal, "PENDING APPLICATION OF SEBs UPTO 31ST JULY,2011", Ministry of Coal, August 2011, page 1.
  5. "Feasibility study for Borgolai TPP", Projects Monitor, September 2006.
  6. For estimation method, see Estimating carbon dioxide emissions for proposed coal plants in India